Bay State Repeal
The next chance we have to pass a legalization law realistically would be 2020 if CRMLA lost, and the next law would most likely be far more restrictive.
What’s most important here is that pols want to keep an edge on the two activist camps rallying for legalization next year on starkly different terms—even though Rosenberg now says legislators won’t tackle the cannabis question head-on.
Overall, though, the real shame is that so many people who consider or call themselves marijuana “activists” are not out collecting signatures, or even campaigning online.
Make no mistake about the battle of the dueling marijuana legalization ballot initiatives in Massachusetts.
"We believe the people of Massachusetts deserve some role in creating legislation that is meant to serve them,."
BROWNIE POINTS: POLS FIND EDIBLES HARD TO SWALLOW
While these PPQs are non-binding, they set the stage for an expected 2016 statewide ballot initiative that the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), a national group based out of Washington, DC, will be funding with the aim of regulating marijuana the same way we do alcohol.